Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics70.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII GENE  (all builds)
Memory24.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime4.8 Days
Run DateJul 06 '18 at 13:51
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-6700K-$276
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
77.3% Very good
SC Int 110
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 114
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 361
QC Float 382
QC Mixed 367
84% 370 Pts
MC Int 557
MC Float 630
MC Mixed 598
89% 595 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 102%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Gigabyte(1458 36CC) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Lighting 231
Reflection 197
Parallax 213
69% 213 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 201
Splatting 138
71% 164 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 86%
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
Gigabyte(1458 360B) 2GB
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
37.7% Below average
Lighting 99.8
Reflection 80
Parallax 124
34% 101 fps
MRender 85.7
Gravity 118
Splatting 78.5
41% 94 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 37.7%
Great: 40%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$110
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,571
Write 749
Mixed 463
202% 928 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 43.4
166% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 959
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 362
327% 519 MB/s
Poor: 141% Great: 240%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$300
17GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 283
Write 254
Mixed 132
49% 223 MB/s
4K Read 2.8
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 2.1
10% 3.4 MB/s
Poor: 84% Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
880GB free
Firmware: CC27
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 179
Write 138
Mixed 69
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.9
224% 2 MB/s
Poor: 44% Great: 115%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 123
Write 118
Mixed 72.5
77% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 40% Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
55.8% Above average
MC Read 19
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 17.6
56% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 16
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 83.1
48% 83.1 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 100%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MAXIMUS VIII GENE Builds (Compare 1,498 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $975
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HDDRAMUSB
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